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mar

Short Definition : spoil the appearance of

Definition
(noun) the month following February and preceding April
Synonyms : march

Definition
(noun) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
Synonyms : blemish , defect
Example Sentence
  • a facial blemish

Definition
(verb) make imperfect
Synonyms : deflower , impair , spoil , vitiate
Example Sentence
  • nothing marred her beauty

Definition
(verb) destroy or injure severely
Synonyms : mutilate
Example Sentence
  • mutilated bodies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mar

hindi- mar(beating)- spoils the appearance of anything.
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by amit251285

MARked the wall with paint and spoil(damaged)it
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by karenrw

salman has beaten(marred) katrina in public..her appearance was spoiled..!
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by prudhvi0963

maraud

Short Definition : move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army

Definition
(noun) a sudden short attack
Synonyms : foray , raid

Definition
(verb) raid and rove in search of booty
Example Sentence
  • marauding rebels overran the countryside

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maraud

remember marauder's map? which harry used when out for searching anything in hogwarts?
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by yogesh_bhavarthi

mar + aud = aiming to "mar" things.
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by garrulous

ma(mal)-raud(raid)
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by sharif2059

mard ( man ) ... inherently plunder
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by SHAKAL

maaro ( steal ) uder se ( from where ? using maps to hunt)
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by arbitrary.contrivance

mar attack aud read as odd time...attack at odd time can be a sudden attack
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by sunilgandham

margin

Short Definition : border; room; allowance beyond what is needed; Ex. margin of safety

Definition
(noun) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
Synonyms : border , perimeter

Definition
(noun) an amount beyond the minimum necessary
Example Sentence
  • the margin of victory

Definition
(noun) the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
Synonyms : security deposit

Definition
(noun) (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
Definition
(noun) the blank space that surrounds the text on a page
Example Sentence
  • he jotted a note in the margin

Definition
(noun) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
Synonyms : allowance , leeway , tolerance

marginal

Short Definition : of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability

Definition
(adj) at or constituting a border or edge
Synonyms : fringy
Example Sentence
  • the marginal strip of beach

Definition
(adj) of questionable or minimal quality
Synonyms : borderline
Example Sentence
  • borderline grades
  • marginal writing ability

Definition
(adj) just barely adequate or within a lower limit
Synonyms : bare
Example Sentence
  • a bare majority
  • a marginal victory

Definition
(adj) producing at a rate that barely covers production costs
Example Sentence
  • marginal industries

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for marginal

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by kavithachowdary

marital

Short Definition : pertaining to marriage

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the state of marriage
Synonyms : married , matrimonial
Example Sentence
  • marital status
  • marital fidelity
  • married bliss

maritime

Short Definition : bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces

Definition
(adj) relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen
Synonyms : marine , nautical
Example Sentence
  • nautical charts
  • maritime law
  • marine insurance

Definition
(adj) bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea
Example Sentence
  • a maritime province
  • maritime farmers
  • maritime cultures

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maritime

Marine time!
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by usairforce1985

marry time - if you have listened to the song the otherside by RHCP then they say "...where i marry the sea"..
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by friendofafriend

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